Big Heavy World Presents
Make Music Day Summit
6:30PM EVENT BEGINS
Make Music Day is an international celebration that brings people together across the globe to create and share music on the summer solstice. Join us at day’s end for an all ages Music Summit, featuring workshops, presentations, live music, and a VT music social hour! Thursday, June 21 at ArtsRiot, 400 Pine Street, Burlington. Free & All-Ages; 6pm-10pm. Learn more at bigheavyworld.com/makemusicvt and ArtsRiot.com.
6:30PM BYSTANDER TRAINING with H.O.P.E. Works
7:15PM Father Figuer
8:00PM BOOKING 101 with Zack Dupont
8:45PM SOCIAL HOUR with DJ JAH RED
Bystander Intervention Training with H.O.P.E. Works
Prevent sexual violence before it happens. Through this interactive training, participants will gain an understanding of intervention strategies that can be used in everyday situations. Participants will learn the importance of challenging social norms by stepping up, because without active bystanders, we cannot create real cultural change. H.O.P.E. Works is dedicated to ending all forms of sexual violence through healing, outreach, prevention, and empowerment. H.O.P.E. Works is a nonprofit organization that serves Chittenden County through a variety of services including our 24-hour hotline (802-863-1236), advocacy, education, and prevention. For more information, visit www.hopeworksvt.org; Facebook @HOPEWorks; Instagram @hopeworks73
Live Music: Father Figuer
Father Figuer is a post-rock outfit based in Burlington looking to bring you to that place between sleeping and waking, where things are as loud as they are quiet. “We are happy humans celebrating the ubiquity of sadness.” http://fatherfiguer.com/, https://www.facebook.com/fatherfiguer/
Presentation: Booking 101 with Zack Dupont
Zack has been hitting the road extensively with The DuPont Brothers and other VT based acts for the past ten years without any help from booking agents or managers. This workshop is all about sharing information on how to successfully book tours and develop relationships with talent buyers and building in regional markets.
"The music world is more saturated than ever before. Booking agencies, labels and managers are rarely signing on new clients without any tour history or buzz around them. So in order to work towards building a team, it's essential to learn how to get yourself out there on your own first. I'm here to help independent musicians develop their ability to be self sufficient in producing successful tours from the ground up.”
Social Hour with DJ Jah Red
DJ Jah Red is a Puerto Rican American deejay with almost 20 years as a professional specializing in almost every form of Caribbean music. He has performed in every venue in Burlington & many beyond, including radio programming at WRUV FM since 2000, & WOMM-LP FM since 2009.
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